Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
The AAMC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities. Learn more about our mission, goals, programs and initiatives, organized by portfolio.
What's New in Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Proceedings from Action Collaborative for Black Men in Medicine Inaugural Strategy Summit
These proceedings provide a blueprint for how all communities can work to increase representation of Black men in medicine. The Action Collaborative will use these strategies as a basis for informing its action agenda and identifying opportunities to partner with organizations, institutions, government, and the broader community.
My Story Matters: Diversity Impacts Health Care
In this video series, medical students and physicians explain the importance of their race and ethnicity on the care they deliver to patients and share how the Supreme Court’s decision on race-conscious admissions in higher education could have devastating consequences on America’s health.
Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program
AAMC Learning Center and Virtual
This 6-month leadership development program helps you build the skills to successfully advance DEI initiatives at your institution, gain unique insights from chief diversity officers and other senior leaders in academic medicine, and develop a lasting network of peers.
Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM) Facilitator Training
Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2024
AAMC Learning Center
This training welcomes participants who would like to learn a relational framework to navigate difficult issues and effectively respond to harm in ways that support active accountability and prevention of future harms. Registration opens in November!
Professional Development Resources
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Leadership Development and Training
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- Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (HEDIC)
- Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards
- Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar
- Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Transforming Biomedical Research and Academic Faculty through Leadership Opportunities, Training, and Mentorship (TRANSFORM)
- Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer Program for the Health Professions
“Understanding the assumptions and behaviors that are tied to our implicit biases allows teams to engage and embrace their differences and move toward solving complex problems.”
David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
MedEdPORTAL: Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity
Our collection of diversity, inclusion and health equity resources.
Academic Medicine: Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education
This collection of articles was curated with the intent to help readers engage in necessary conversations about race and to inform strategies to eliminate structural racism in their institutions.